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May 2019

Film: Cherokee Word For Water

May 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church JP, 6 Eliot St
Jamaica Plain, 02130 United States
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Co-sponsored by First Church in JP UU, Social Justice Action Committee and Theodore Parker Church, Racial Justice Task Force Share & Invite your friends on Facebook  Cherokee Word For Water, Fri. 5/10 @ 7PM As part of our second year of the Dismantling White Supremacy Film series this movie tells the story of the work that led Wilma Mankiller to become the first modern female Chief of the Cherokee Nation. The Cherokee Word for Water is based on the true story of the Bell Waterline…

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Democratizing Finance with Cliff Rosenthal & Ujima

May 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building, 2300 Washington Street
Roxbury, MA 02119
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Ujima and the Jamaica Plain Forum invite you to: Democratizing Finance for Community Development Cliff Rosenthal   Working class communities communities of color have been historically excluded from access to capital and financing. There is an inspiring history of community efforts to get control over capital, from the early Freedman’s Savings and Trust of the 1870s through the new Ujima Project, a unique democratically governed financial institution in Boston. Let’s come together to learn this powerful history and its lessons…

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George Lakey: How We Win

May 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church JP, 6 Eliot St
Jamaica Plain, 02130 United States
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Share & invite your friends on Facebook  George Lakey has been active in direct action campaigns for six decades. Recently retired from Swarthmore College, where he was the Eugene M. Lang Visiting Professor for Issues in Social Change, Lakey's first arrest was at a civil rights demonstration in March 1963, and his most recent was March 29, 2018 in the Power Local Green Jobs Campaign.   Some high points of his movement experience were sailing into Vietnam with medical supplies in defiance…

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